Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2009 Earnings

October 02, 2009

DANBURY, Conn., October 2, 2009 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

 Earnings release:  Wednesday, October 28, 2009, before the market opens
 Teleconference:  Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:00 am ET
 Dial-in number:  (617) 614-3449 —Passcode: 51428025
 Webcast:  Listen-only mode via Internet broadcast from Praxair's web site
Web replay:    Will be available beginning at 2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at www.praxair.com/investors
 Telephone replay:   Will be available for one week, beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 28, 2009
 Replay number is: (617) 801-6888 — Passcode: 13931427 

Presentation materials that will be used during the teleconference will be available on Wednesday, October 28, 2009.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2008 sales of $10.8 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a diverse group of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, electronics, energy, food and beverage, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Susan Szita Gore

Email: susan_szita-gore@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2311

Investor Relations Contact:
Elizabeth Hirsch

Email: liz_hirsch@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2354